Tamara Gordon, a tremendously inspirational young adult, sharing parts of her incredible story with the host Reginald Argue at the Black Canadian Awards Night. Tamara tragically suffered a skiing accident when she was in high school, which left her paralyzed from the waist down; yet she never let this stop her from achieving her dreams and aspirations. As Tamara went on to graduate from High School with a 91% average. She then went on to graduate from York University "with a degree, in B.A.S., Spec. Hons. Administrative Studies, (General Management). With the distinction Cum Laude and also recognized as a Member of Dean’s Honour Roll." From that point, Tamara went on to form a non-profit foundation called "The Tamara Gordon Foundation", where she continues to inspire so many people. Also so far in Tamara’s life, she has been the recipient of over 60 academic scholarships, plus awards. Tamara was also “received a Diamond Jubilee Medal Award from His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales,” plus so much more.